Contact a patient coordinator!

(855) 882-1292
The struggles of emphysema: Going to work

The struggles of emphysema: Going to work

Emphysema is a lung disease that affects millions of Americans. Emphysema causes inflammation in the air sacs of the lungs, which causes permanent damage that cannot be cured. People with emphysema face many challenges, such as shortness of breath. If you’re one of...
Keto biscuits: A biscuit that offers lung health benefits

Keto biscuits: A biscuit that offers lung health benefits

Biscuits, or crackers as we call them in the U.S., aren’t usually considered to be a lung-healthy food. However, there’s one biscuit recipe offered by the Lung Health Institute that may actually help you improve your lung health. Benefits of eating keto biscuits At...
Love your lungs this Valentine’s Day

Love your lungs this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time for you to show some love to your friends and family. However, it’s also a great time to show your lungs some love if you have a chronic lung disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis. Two ways...
The challenges of COPD: Getting dressed and household chores

The challenges of COPD: Getting dressed and household chores

When you have COPD, you need to get medical treatment and do everything you can to keep your lungs healthy. This is because the disease causes shortness of breath and other symptoms that make it difficult to perform routine tasks or even walk around. Flare-ups that...
Sirloin steak with asparagus

Sirloin steak with asparagus

Healthy fats can be a potent tool in your fight to improve lung health. The Lung Health Institute knows it can be tough to find recipes that offer enough healthy fats. However, we believe you’ll find the fats you require in recipes like this one for our sirloin steak...
Tips for avoiding the flu if you have a chronic lung disease

Tips for avoiding the flu if you have a chronic lung disease

The flu, or influenza to use the medical name, is a seasonal illness that many people in the United States deal with every year. While this illness negatively affects everyone, people with chronic lung conditions may be at greater risk if they catch the flu. Two tips...
Overcoming chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Overcoming chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

COPD is a condition that makes your daily life more challenging. It causes shortness of breath that can strike you during physical activity or even while resting. COPD cannot be cured, so if you have the disease, you must learn how to live with it. Medical treatments...
Morning wake-up call

Morning wake-up call

Smoothies are a popular breakfast option that are quick and good for you. Now, patients with a chronic lung disease can keep breakfast smoothies in their diet, too, with this morning wake-up call smoothie recipe. This recipe provides a generous dose of vitamins and...
Five foods to avoid: Some dietary suggestions for COPD

Five foods to avoid: Some dietary suggestions for COPD

You may be surprised to learn that the foods you eat every day may help or worsen your COPD symptoms. While there are foods, such as vegetables, nuts and fish, that you should consider eating, there are also five foods that you should think about dropping from your...
Pesto Roasted Chicken

Pesto Roasted Chicken

PREP TIME | 50 minutes SERVINGS | 2 This chicken dish is versatile and can be paired with almost any vegetable. Chicken is a good source of lean protein. The olive oil in pesto provides lung-healthy monounsaturated fats, while ricotta cheese packs all the flavor with...
Lung detox: A lung cleanse may be what you need

Lung detox: A lung cleanse may be what you need

One issue that many COPD patients may be struggling with is a way to detox your lungs. The health care team at the Lung Health Institute may be able to help you find ways to detox your lungs that may also help you breathe easier™. Three natural lung cleanses that may...
Dark Chocolate Almond Butter

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter

PREP TIME | 2 minutes SERVINGS | 1 The 85 percent cacao dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants that can help reduce inflammation, while the almond butter provides a touch of sweetness for balance. It’s okay to indulge every once in a while, and this lung-healthy...
How to choose food when eating out

How to choose food when eating out

Russell Winwood here again. If you haven’t heard of me, I’m the man people call the COPD athlete. I live with COPD on a daily basis just like many of you do, and one thing I know is that eating in a way that helps you manage your COPD isn’t always easy. One time it’s...
How cellular therapy helps reduce inflammation

How cellular therapy helps reduce inflammation

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a condition that has many symptoms. One of the common symptoms of this chronic lung condition is inflammation, and it can be very hard to treat this symptom effectively. However, the health care team at the Lung...
Six cooking oils to avoid with a chronic lung disease

Six cooking oils to avoid with a chronic lung disease

Oil has been used to enhance the flavor of food since the time of ancient Greece. However, the Lung Health Institute wants chronic lung disease patients to know that there are six oils you should avoid. All six of these oils are discussed in our Anti-Inflammatory...